Zola Davis

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Zola Davis
No. 87, 80
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-01-16) January 16, 1975 (age 43)
Place of birth: Charleston, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Charleston (SC) Burke
College: South Carolina
Undrafted: 1999
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Zola Nakia Davis (born January 16, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver who played one season with the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of South Carolina and attended Burke High School in Charleston, South Carolina.[1] He was also a member of the Green Bay Packers and New York/New Jersey Hitmen.

Early years

Davis played high school football at Burke High School. He was a three-time all-state selection, played wide receiver and defensive back and was rated the No. 1 wide receiver in the nation by SuperPrep his senior year. He also won three letters in football and four in basketball.[2]

College career

Davis played for the South Carolina Gamecocks from 1995 to 1998. He finished his college career with 164 receptions for 2,354 yards and 17 touchdowns. He was inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.[3]

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

Davis was signed by the Green Bay Packers on April 23, 1999 after going undrafted in the 1999 NFL Draft. He was released by the Packers on August 30, 1999.[2]

Cleveland Browns

Davis spent the 1999 season with the Cleveland Browns. He played in six games, starting one, while recording 2 receptions for 38 yards. He was released by the Browns on August 22, 2000.[2]

New York/New Jersey Hitmen

Davis played for the New York/New Jersey Hitmen of the XFL in 2001. He recorded 29 receptions for 378 yards and four touchdowns.[2]

References

  1. "ZOLA DAVIS". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved November 17, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Zola Davis". all-xfl.com. Retrieved November 17, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Zola Davis in USC's 2014 Hall of Fame class". postandcourier.com. July 1, 2014. Retrieved November 17, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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